• ‘Stumptown' Canceled: ABC Not Proceeding With Season 2 Due To COVID-Related Circumstances; Cobie Smulders Series Will Be Shopped Elsewhere

    9 days ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE: This will come as a shocker to Stumptown fans. The breakout series starring Cobie Smulders, which was renewed for a second season in May, will not be going forward with the Season 2 order. The studio behind the show, ABC Signature, plans to shop it and find a new home for it, I hear....
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  • Erin Brockovich-Inspired Series ‘Rebel' Starring Katey Sagal Picked Up to Series at ABC

    9 days ago - By The Wrap

    ABC has given a straight-to-series order to the Erin Brockovich-inspired drama “Rebel” starring Katey Sagal, the network announced Wednesday.
    Inspired by the present-day life of Erin Brockovich, Sagal will star as Annie “Rebel” Bello, a blue-collar legal advocate without a law degree. The character is described as “a funny, messy, brilliant and fearless woman who cares desperately about the causes she fights for and the people she loves,” according to the network. “When Rebel applies herself to a fight she believes in, she will win at almost any cost.”
    The drama, written by “Grey's...
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  • Rebel Drama From Grey's Boss, Starring Katey Sagal, Gets Series Order at ABC

    9 days ago - By TV Line

    ABC is feeling very rebellious: The Alphabet network has given a straight-to-series order to Rebel, a new drama starring Katey Sagal and written by Grey's Anatomy showrunner Krista Vernoff. The series, inspired by the life of Erin Brockovich today, follows Annie “Rebel” Bello , a blue-collar legal advocate without a law degree. “She's...
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  • ABC Orders Straight To Series Erin Brockovich-Inspired Drama ‘Rebel' From Krista Vernoff Starring Katey Sagal

    9 days ago - By Deadline

    ABC has given a 10-episode straight-to-series order to Rebel, its Katey Sagal-starring drama inspired by the life of activist Erin Brockovich today. It hails from Brockovich, Grey's Anatomy and Station 19 executive producer/showrunner Krista Vernoff, Davis Entertainment, Sony Pictures TV and ABC Signature. It will debut in 2021. Rebel was one of five 2020 ABC pilots - all...
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